Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101671
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Objective: To examine self reported versus objectively assessed moderate-tovigorous physical activity (MVPA), and different reasons for exercise, in patients
with longstanding eating disorders (ED) when compared with controls.
Method: Inpatient females (n 5 59, mean 30.1 years) and nonclinical age
matched controls (n 5 53, mean 31.3 years) accepted participation in this
cross sectional study. Instruments included accelerometer ActiGraph, physical
activity diary, Reasons for Exercise Inventory, and Eating Disorders Examination
interview. Results: Self reported and objectively assessed MVPA were higher across all ED diagnoses when compared with controls. The patients’ self reported MVPA was
lower than the objectively assessed MVPA; no difference was found in controls.
Regulation of negative affects, not weight/appearance, was a more important,
whereas fitness/health was a less important reason for exercise in patients
than controls. Discussion: The underreporting of MVPA in some patients with ED may warrant clinical attention.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Physical Activity and Exercise Dependence During Inpatient Treatment of Longstanding Eating Disorders created by Solfrid Bratland-Sanda, MSc, Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen, Phd, Øyvind Rø, MD PhD, Egil W. Martinsen, MD PhD,, Asle Hoffart, PhD, and Jan H. Rosenvinge
Intl J of Eating Disorders 43:3, April 2010
Course Material Authors
Psychologists, social workers, and counselors who seek knowledge about differences in amount and reasons for physical activity between patients and controls.
Explain differences in amount of physical activity among patients with longstanding eating disorders and controls
Consider perceived importance of various reasons for exercise among patients and controls.
Differentiate how comparison between self reported and objectively assessed physical activity differ between patients and controls.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
1 CE credit hour
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 CPD hour
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